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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 898
Posted By bmwerkes
Yeah, no need to hate. I was pondering racing...

Yeah, no need to hate. I was pondering racing stripes on my Miata for a while... I decided against it in the end. I did like the stripe BMW put on their recent 1 and 3 series coupes, the fade away...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,366
Posted By bmwerkes
It sounds to me like you want to find a nice 330....

It sounds to me like you want to find a nice 330. Not have to deal with the hassle of fixing a car that will now have a salvage title. Also, everyone here seems to minimize associated repair costs,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 638
Posted By bmwerkes
People don't post when they don't have problems,...

People don't post when they don't have problems, also these are old non current cars. All of.them no matter what brand will have problems... I remember when these cars were new though.. The forum...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By bmwerkes
The manual mirror will never break, why replace...

The manual mirror will never break, why replace it?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By bmwerkes
I had a Topaz blue coupe, withe the tan and black...

I had a Topaz blue coupe, withe the tan and black interior. Nice color combination.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,134
Posted By bmwerkes
Many people (myself included) prefer the sedan. (...

Many people (myself included) prefer the sedan. ( I've had a coupe as well)
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By bmwerkes
Valve train? Vanos?

Valve train? Vanos?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-29-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,071
Posted By bmwerkes
If you don't want an auto, don't buy an auto. My...

If you don't want an auto, don't buy an auto. My first e46 was an auto and I wished it was a stick every day. I too bought because the wife didn't drive stick... But she never drove my car anyways....
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-29-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By bmwerkes
Bell housing gasket?

Bell housing gasket?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 792
Posted By bmwerkes
Zhp has some nice features, but it doesn't change...

Zhp has some nice features, but it doesn't change the driving experience. The wheels look nice, but the alcantara (spelling?) doesn't age well on the steering wheel and shifter boot. Also 5sp vs 6sp...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By bmwerkes
Hope your "clunk" isn't a rear subframe...

Hope your "clunk" isn't a rear subframe failure...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-20-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 627
Posted By bmwerkes
Op, I agree it is an annoyance, but is normal...

Op, I agree it is an annoyance, but is normal operation. Welcome to the forum.
Forum: Lighting Forum 12-18-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 926
Posted By bmwerkes
From the outside...

From the outside...
Forum: Lighting Forum 12-18-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 926
Posted By bmwerkes
The OEM tails are not airtight, to allow air to...

The OEM tails are not airtight, to allow air to circulate. Condensation sound like a leak...
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-18-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,791
Posted By bmwerkes
We had 4 guys in an m5 die a few years back when...

We had 4 guys in an m5 die a few years back when the driver ignored a lane closed for construction and ran into a concrete barrier at 100 mph.. A bad decision is always the cause.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-15-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By bmwerkes
The interior of the E36 is hella dated looking,...

The interior of the E36 is hella dated looking, and the overall body design does not stand the test of time that well. Whereas the e46 appears timeless many non BMW people think my car is new...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By bmwerkes
Why buy the xi? Do you need awd? Otherwise I...

Why buy the xi? Do you need awd? Otherwise I would stay away from the xi, its more things to break, kinda like SMG.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By bmwerkes
+1, by the time you see rust on the outside its...

+1, by the time you see rust on the outside its been pretty bad on the inside for a while. Take it down to metal and then use a rust inhibitor (Rust Mort ect) then use a primer and add a top.coat of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,435
Posted By bmwerkes
I also agree that a dirty engine bay is not...

I also agree that a dirty engine bay is not indicative of the type of meticulous owner we would prefer to buy from. However if it had the maintenance records to back up the owners claim of proper...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,577
Posted By bmwerkes
Puddle in the passenger side, down to lordco for...

Puddle in the passenger side, down to lordco for some sealant for the vapour barrier.. Didn't break any clips :+)
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 537
Posted By bmwerkes
Oh yeah do the rear main seal too..

Oh yeah do the rear main seal too..
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 537
Posted By bmwerkes
Sounds to me like the clutch is worn out....

Sounds to me like the clutch is worn out. Unfortunately with our dual mass flywheels you will probably have to replace the flywheel too. Clucth, flywheel, pressure plate, throwout bearing, pilot...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By bmwerkes
OK, so the shop performed the wrong work and then...

OK, so the shop performed the wrong work and then did a.shoddy job of.repairing a leak and you want them to pay for.the head that was warped before.they got.the car? That sounds dishonest. The shop...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 11-25-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,375
Posted By bmwerkes
Yes, buy a 330. Getting real power out of a 323...

Yes, buy a 330. Getting real power out of a 323 is cost prohibitive. Any money you throw at it will be a waste ( I had a 323ci, I know)
Forum: E46 Convertible 11-25-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,068
Posted By bmwerkes
Hardtop. If you drive year round. Reduce the...

Hardtop. If you drive year round. Reduce the wear on the soft top in the winter months. Rims are nice but you can save up for them, not like you don't have wheels on the car..
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